Indian Administrative Fellowship (IAF) is an 18-month program for high achievers from diverse sectors to impact millions of lives by extending the reach and efficiency of large scale government programs under the guidance of visionary civil servants.
The program targets to provide a platform for professionals to partner with the administration for extensively strategising and implementing current and envisaged programs for attaining sustained progress across state-level indicators.
Bringing high achievers and visionary civil servants to collaborate on high-impact government projects
Access to training & mentorship by India’s most inspiring industry leaders & administrators
An opportunity to move to the development sector by gaining context and experience
Deadline - 15th Dec
Submissions of applications for the fellowship
Third week of Dec
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews
Fourth week of Dec
The final list of selected fellows will be announced
We will be announcing the inaugural cohort soon.
Until then you can register your interest & stay updated.
How many lives can we live in our single life? This was the question which made me take the role after exiting redBus. I wanted to experience the life of working for our country by being a part of the Govt. I am glad I made that decision. Not only could I affect a permanent change that I could call mine, but also I could gain valuable insights and relations that are so helpful in my professional career later.
We cannot deal with our diverse and complex problems without focusing on fixing the basics and investing in public infrastructure. In the digital age, infrastructure no longer means just roads, bridges and highways but also digital platforms that create the conditions for innovation at scale.
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High performers with 10+ years of achievement and capabilities in problem-solving, influencing, and leading large initiatives with successful outcomes. A relentless drive to provide sustainable and scalable resolve for India's wicked problems through innovation, persistence and alliance.
The fellows shall have access to:
i) Learning Bootcamps - The fellows shall be undergoing an extensive curriculum curated to build capacity for efficient comprehension, formulation and execution of programs/projects during the fellowship.
ii) Expert advice and mentoring - The fellows will be mentored and supported by a pool of subject matter experts, researchers and mentors.
iii) Stipend - Each Fellow will receive a nominal stipend of up to Rs. 20 lacs p.a. for the duration of the fellowship.
iv) Impact showcase and accreditation - The fellowship concludes with a showcase ceremony featuring senior administrators, notable leaders from the development sector and other corporates with a formal accreditation by the government.
Fellows will work closely with the civil servant on executing to agreed goals of the assignment. The/Nudge will constantly support the learning and development of Fellows through mentors, training and networking opportunities whilst a common associate pool will be available to the fellows for research, operational & procedural assistance.
The fellows shall be provided pleasing assistance for transitioning with befitting roles in the development sector.
All fellows would be officers on special duty with the government but the formal engagement shall be as a consultant with The/Nudge.
The mentors will be the person in charge of the performance of the projects and the fellows will be provided with administrative and operational management to plan and execute the project efficiently.
The fellows will be provided with a team of associates who would be supporting for research work and also assisting passively in operational & procedural aspects.
The fellow shall remain on the project assigned and will be working subsequently with the incumbent official. For cases of any one terminated projects, the fellows shall be working across different projects to support the progress of the department as a whole.
While fellows will be based out of the Secretariat as the primary office, it would be expected to intensively travel to the various districts, often at short notice.
Fellows will be required by contract to serve for a period of 18 months. However, if unavoidable circumstances require an early termination, they will be required to serve a notice period of 2 months, or reimburse The/Nudge for the stipend in lieu of notice period.